A Qualitative Meta-Analysis Reveals Consistent Effects of Atrazine on Freshwater Fish and Amphibians

  title={A Qualitative Meta-Analysis Reveals Consistent Effects of Atrazine on Freshwater Fish and Amphibians},
  author={Jason R. Rohr and Krista A. McCoy},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  pages={20 - 32}
  • J. Rohr, K. McCoy
  • Published 23 September 2009
  • Environmental Science, Biology
  • Environmental Health Perspectives
Objective The biological effects of the herbicide atrazine on freshwater vertebrates are highly controversial. In an effort to resolve the controversy, we conducted a qualitative meta-analysis on the effects of ecologically relevant atrazine concentrations on amphibian and fish survival, behavior, metamorphic traits, infections, and immune, endocrine, and reproductive systems. Data sources We used published, peer-reviewed research and applied strict quality criteria for inclusion of studies in… 

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